• Short Summary

    President Johnson opens dam in Mexico and U Thant re-elected at the UN.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America (USA) & Mexico.

    Various shots of the scenes on the river bridge joining Del Rio, Texas, with Cuidad Acuna, Mexico. American President Lyndon Johnson meets Mexican President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz of Mexico. US Secretary of the State Dean Rusk is also present, so too are their wives. Various shots, in crowded square, President Johnson declares the joint construction Amistad Dam across the Rio Grande open. He then starts to take a look at final construction.

    Several long shots inside the General Assembly. Various shots of the UN members walking to the front of the Assembly to cast their votes in a ballot box voting for the Secretary General of the UNO. The assembly applauds and stands up. Various shots of the Secretary General U Thant walking to dais after being voted in for the further five years. He gets standing ovation.


    Date found in the old record - 05/12/1966.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:32:00 / 01:28:25:00
    UN 4210 B

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